William Kipchirchir Samoei Arap Ruto is a Kenyan politician and the Deputy President of Kenya since 2013. He served as the Acting President of Kenya between 6 and 8 October 2014 when President Uhuru Kenyatta was at the International Criminal Court, in the Hague.
Deputy President William Ruto is surrounded by staff and personnel who help him with his daily duties. However, one name stands out among is william Ruto personal assistant Farouk Kibet.
Farouk Teigut Kibet, commonly know as Farouk Kibet, is the most powerful aide as he has called shots around the DP for over the past seven years.
WHO IS FAROUK KIBET ?
Farouk Teigut Kibet rose from nowhere to the inner circles of power. His shadowy character and operations has left people wagging their tongues
Farouk came to the limelight when he was mentioned by the International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, for alleged involvement in the 2007 post-election violence
Farouk’s name featured over allegations of receiving money from a suspect in the National Youth Service (NYS) Sh791 million scandal.
In article published by Standard newspaper, Farouk was to the Sh39.5 billion military tender scam but sued the giant news company for defamation.
According to other news outlets, Deputy President William Ruto’s long serving personal aide Farouk Kibet’s was dragged in the murder of Sergeant Frank Kipyegon Kenei but no tangible evidence has been produced.
According to Standard , Farouk was a member of Kanu Youth wingers in 1990 and later earned trust in the inner circles